The same drawbacks with the stock pulley also apply to this plastic version. Good thing these engines head gaskets are very strong and can sustain serious overheating. There are pictures of a recently failed Bosch waterpump over here today: I replaced the entire cooling system back in May of this year. So, i was not going to create simple overheating article you can find anywhere, right? Which after consulting with a buddy of mine who worked in a car shop, said can be pretty dicey if you don't have a lift can screw up your alignment, trouble getting it off and back on, etc. On this specific issue I have a small tidbit.
And it's lighter than the aftermarket metal impellers so that means less strain on the bearing. Find how right So I bought a 06 325i a year ago with 50k miles on it. Any reason not to go this route? I'm leaning toward metal versus composite option. When doing any sort of repair or maintenance there is no replacement for genuine factory parts. The point is, it's all nuts and bolts. Incidentally I'm going to change the main t.
Would you replace the main t. I'll take the cash and a 135 thanks. I did it myself on my E39. If there are unpaved terrains, you'd better use another vehicle that's more capable of negotiating with rough surfaces without getting badly hurt. When doing any sort of repair or maintenance there is no replacement for genuine factory parts. Servicing all major European models, Geba has you covered when it comes time for a new water pump.
Clean the water pump connecting face on the block with emery cloth. Figure 13 Note the position of the bolts as you remove them. Bleed the cooling system according to Water Pump Removal Six Cylinder Engine: Figure 21 Once water pump O-ring has cleared timing cover, you can remove it by hand. What is it for though is my question and is it meant to be connected all the time or is it just a fancy bleeding system from bmw??? When you get a new pump make sure its part 11517632426 which is the new pump. If the money is inconsequential to you, by all means go ahead and change those cooling-system parts.
Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for all of your replacement needs! The composite material similar to Kevlar is much stronger than the problematic plastic impeller from past water pumps. You could replace nearly any part on your car and justify it by age or miles, but that doesn't mean the part is bad, or even any worse than a new one. If your radiator or expansion tank fails it usually involves a large loss of coolant and that means you're dead in the water. If you are willing to put in the time, and take a few scratches and busted knuckles, do it one step at a time and you can do it. In other words there is very little analog indication of a gradual rise in temp, as in overheating. Here we go: So what to do if there is no leaks and all hoses are new, gaskets etc, pressure tester confirmed no pressure loss, but engine still runs hot overheating transmission as well??? Radiators on diesels last much longer than on petrol models as diesel runs on lower temperature and has lower coolant pressures cap opening pressure on diesels 1,4 bar vs.
My car has done 113k and the water pump is leaking. Mike Miller of Tech Talk speaks very highly of them. Every Gates water pump is constructed with premium alloy materials, 100% functional test of seals and bearings, and undergone 100% leakage test for both the casting and assembled water pump. You can drain the coolant system down to the level below the coolant pump and place a large catch pan under the engine as more coolant will escape while preforming this job. Some days are dedicated to certain themes, see below. Two weeks later developed a leak that originated from the wp. I had to buy a viscous fan holding tool to allow the viscous fan to be unscrewed left hand thread from the water pump pulley spindle.
But, it's time for bed. The easiest way to connect to the chatroom is with , a web client that you can run in your browser. I pulled the Bosch water pump out today and the plastic impeller was broken and no longer turning with the shaft. Interested in upgrading your tensioner to a hydraulic type? I can do the research, but, what's killing me is I can't make decisions easily. Performance Gain: Stop coolant leak, replace failed pump, impeller, bearing Complementary Modification: Replace thermostat with new coolant pump Need to buy parts for this project? I'd wait until it begins to leak. I just blew my upper radiator hose! Already drove it for about 1k miles and everything has been fine.
So efficiency should be better. However, most of the upgrades for the E39 were focused on the electronics and other internal components. I see two different ones here at Turner Motorsport. I looked at the instrument panel, no light turned on, nor was heating up. And it's lighter than the aftermarket metal impellers so that means less strain on the bearing.
Install engine drive belt, cooling fan shroud, and. The cooling system components on my E36 M3 had 111k miles on it with no signs of impending failure when I replaced it all for fear of pushing the limit. I will post pics of the pump I pulled out. Does not matter if it's composite or plastic. Now it is possible that religious coolant changes contribute to some parts lasting for a long time. Ben The thermostat comes with the housing. Did you know running hot will destroy all rubber gaskets and other rubber parts? Geba builds all of their pumps to exceed factory specifications by using a metal impeller.